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OTHER WORDS FROM epiphyteep·i·phyt·ic [ep-uh-fit-ik], /ˌɛp əˈfɪt ɪk/, ep·i·phyt·i·cal, adjectiveep·i·phyt·i·cal·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for epiphyte
Among the plant-treasure from India, Australia and Malaya were large numbers of epiphytic orchids.
Tillandsia, ti-land′zi-a, n. a genus of mainly epiphytic plants of the pine-apple family (Bromeliace).
Those are epiphytic orchids—air-plants, you know: they require no earth for their roots: they live on the air.